Christopher Browning to deliver XVth Hugo Valentin Lecture

We are very pleased to announce that Christopher Browning has agreed to honour Uppsala University and the HVC by delivering the XVth Annual Lecture in memory of Hugo Valentin.

Christopher Browning is Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and author of numerous books in the field of Holocaust history. These include the seminal Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in PolandThe Origins of the Final Solution and Remembering Survival: Inside a Nazi Slave Labour Camp. The lecture will be held in early spring 2017. (Please revisit our Hugo Valentin Lecture web page soon for updates on date and lecture title.)

Welcome to the Hugo Valentin Centre

The Hugo Valentin Centre is an inter-disciplinary unit with its main focus on research and education within two prioritized areas: on the one hand cultural and social phenomena and processes of change related to the ethnic dimension in human life, on the other hand Holocaust and genocide studies. To these subject fields belong for instance minority studies, multilingualism, ethnic relations, Balkan studies, Holocaust history, the study of genocide and similar atrocities, as well as the effect of violence on individuals and society...  Read more

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